PhD Position or Postdoctoral Fellowship in Bioinformatics, University of Oslo
A three year PhD position (SKO 1017) or a Postdoctoral Fellow position (SKO 1352) for a qualified candidate with background in computer science, statistics or biology is available at the Department of Immunology. The project is located at the research group of Associate Professor Shuo-Wang Qiao, at the Centre for Immune Regulation (CIR, a Research Council of Norway and FOCIS Centre of Excellence, www.cir.uio.no), University of Oslo, Institute of Clinical Medicine. The candidate will also be co-supervised by Associate Professor Geir Kjetil Sandve at the Department of Informatics, the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. The candidate will conduct the work at both locations.
The purpose of the PhD position is research training leading to the successful completion of a PhD degree. The Fellowship requires admission to the PhD programme at the Faculty of Medicine. Appointment to a PhD research Fellowship is conditional upon admission to the Faculty’s research training programme. Further information about application and admission to the PhD programme can be found here.
The main objective of appointment to the position of postdoctoral fellow is to qualify researchers for work in top academic positions within their respective area of study. No one can be appointed for more than one specified period as a postdoctoral research fellow at the same institution.
- A challanging and friendly working environment
- Salary based on salary level 50-57 (NOK 430 500 – NOK 483 700) for a PhD candidate and salary level 57-65 (NOK 483 700 – 560 700) for a Postdoctoral Fellow, depending on qualifications
- Favourable pention arrangement
- Attractive welfare benefits
The application must include:
- Application letter, including a ½ page motivation statement and research interests
- CV (summarizing education, positions, academic work, scientific publications and other relevant activity)
- Copies of educational certificates and letters of recommendation
- List of publications and academic work that the applicant wishes to be considered by the evaluation committee. Note: Applicants are advised not to attach the publications themselves. They should only provide a list.
- Names and contact details of 2-3 referees (name, relation to candidate, e-mail and telephone number).
The application with the required attachments should preferably constitute as few files as possible, preferably 1-2 files.
Foreign applicants are advised to attach an explanation of their University's grading system. Please remember that all documents should be in English or a Scandinavian language.
The application with attachments is to be registered in our electronic recruiting system EasyCruit.
In accordance with the University of Oslo’s equal opportunities policy, we invite applications from all interested individuals regardless of sex or ethnicity.
According to the Norwegian Freedom of Information Act (offentleglova) information about the applicant may be included in the public applicant list, also in cases where the applicant has requested non disclosure.
The University of Oslo has an Acquisition of Rights Agreement for all employees for the purpose of securing intellectual property rights to research results etc.